South Seattle-Chicago stacks fly east at track speed on BNSF's Staples Subs behind a pair of matching pumpkins.
The Grand Forks-Northtown manifest has a bit of color today, heading east on BNSF's Staples Sub. BNSF 3978-BNSF 3848-CSXT 4018-CSXT 7492-BNSF 1439 do the honors.
DMIR SD40T-3 400 leads a steamy train of ore loads south on the Missabe Sub between South Keenan and North Fairlane.
CN C40-8 2111 leads train U714 south on the Missabe Sub between Iron Junction and North Keenan.
IC SD40-3 6254 leads train U711 over the south switch at Alborn. CTC has recently been installed in the area.
CN SD40-2W 5338 is Two Harbors bound with 145 loads of freshly baked iron ore pellets.
After developing some traction motor issues on a run down to Two Harbors the night before, DMIR 403 sits quiet in the yard at Keenan awaiting a trip to the shop at Proctor.
A BNSF ACe leads a BNSF GE and a BNSF H1 GP38-2 west on a manifest.
A CSX SD40-3 leads a pair of CSX GEs on a fertilizer train headed east.
About 545 AM, BN 1540 a former GN GP7 drags a transfer from Superior, WI across the Wisconsin draw on its way into Duluth, MN. This shot was obtained as a result of camping out the previous evenin... (more)
Eastbound WC St Paul to Stevens Point train Cardigan Jct St Paul
Fairly new and still clean, CN ET44AC 3025 holds back a heavy train M342 heading downhill towards Pokegama Yard in Superior, WI.
The past and current faces of the "Missabe" idle in the yard at Keenan, MN.
IC SD40-3s 6254, 6264 and DMIR SD40T-3 402 follow the code line southward on CN's Missabe Sub with 141 loads of fresh iron ore pellets for the dock at Duluth in tow.
Three of CN's cleanest C40-8s bring an empty (well, mostly empty - a few of the cars wouldn't dump at Minntac!) limestone train south on the Missabe.